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Importance of 12th May in History

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1999
David Steel became the first Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament
Great Britain
1978
The US Department of Commerce announced that hurricanes would no longer be given only female names, but would instead alternate between.
United States
1958
The USA and Canada formally established the North American Air Defence Command (NORAD).
1949
The Soviet Union lifted its blockade of Berlin
Russian Federation
1937
Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth
Great Britain
1924
Birth of Tony Hancock, comedian
Great Britain
1903
Birth of Wilfred Hyde-White, Actor
Great Britain
1859
Death of Sergey Aksakov, Russian writer
Russian Federation
1809
The Battle of the Douro, northern Portugal. Major General Sir Arthur Wellesleys British troops defeated the French led by Marshal Soult
Portugal
1012
Death of Pope Sergius IV
Italy
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